School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Japanese (IT Applications in Communication)
  • Unit Code

    JLS3403
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Junko IWASAKI

Description

This unit provides students with the opportunity to work independently and collaboratively with their peers as they acquire basic knowledge in the use of computer technology in Japanese. Students will be required to read a variety of authentic texts on Japanese websites with the aid of online tools to develop language proficiency. A highlight of this unit is the use of technology tools and social media sites to communicate with native speakers in Japan. This is to improve skills in spontaneous writing and reading comprehension required for the online environment. This unit will help prepare students for later units where they will be required to produce assignments using Japanese language ICT.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 1 units from JLS2202

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded JLS1185

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Comprehend online texts in Japanese relating to diverse topics using a variety of online tools.
  2. Participate in online chat in Japanese with organised information and good flow of thought.
  3. Read and type approximately 300 kanji in a given context without using a dictionary.
  4. Use technical terms and vocabulary common to the online environment.

Unit Content

  1. Filming technology in Japanese.
  2. How to research using Japanese mediums.
  3. Interactions in Japanese via email and/or chat-line.
  4. Japanese culture.
  5. Japanese texts and vocabulary on the Internet.
  6. Japanese word processing using Microsoft Word.
  7. Online dictionaries.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Hands-on workshop in a computer lab.
Group work.
Digital interaction with native speakers using online chat tools.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
PerformanceA portfolio of sequential assessment tasks (written/aural & oral) that includes in-class tests60%
ExaminationFinal examination40%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Japanese (IT Applications in Communication)
  • Unit Code

    JLS3403
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Junko IWASAKI

Description

This unit provides students with the opportunity to work independently and collaboratively with their peers as they acquire basic knowledge in the use of computer technology in Japanese. Students will be required to read a variety of authentic texts on Japanese websites with the aid of online tools to develop language proficiency. A highlight of this unit is the use of technology tools and social media sites to communicate with native speakers in Japan. This is to improve skills in spontaneous writing and reading comprehension required for the online environment. This unit will help prepare students for later units where they will be required to produce assignments using Japanese language ICT.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 1 units from JLS2202

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded JLS1185

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Comprehend online texts in Japanese relating to diverse topics using a variety of online tools.
  2. Participate in online chat in Japanese with organised information and good flow of thought.
  3. Read and type approximately 300 kanji in a given context without using a dictionary.
  4. Use technical terms and vocabulary common to the online environment.

Unit Content

  1. Filming technology in Japanese.
  2. How to research using Japanese mediums.
  3. Interactions in Japanese via email and/or chat-line.
  4. Japanese culture.
  5. Japanese texts and vocabulary on the Internet.
  6. Japanese word processing using Microsoft Word.
  7. Online dictionaries.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Hands-on workshop in a computer lab.
Group work.
Digital interaction with native speakers using online chat tools.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
PerformanceA portfolio of sequential assessment tasks (written/aural & oral) that includes in-class tests60%
ExaminationFinal examination40%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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